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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-11-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By Kandall
I get that. But aquahot is way way out of our...

I get that. But aquahot is way way out of our price range. We are still in the planning stages of it, but ours will most likely be heated by a propane water heater. I know it's not going to be like a...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-25-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By Kandall
Hydronic walls?

We are designing our hydronic heated floor a little ahead of time, and i was just wondering....

Has anyone with a hydronic heated floor, tried to make heated walls?

I'm imagining a piece of...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-15-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By Kandall
Well it turned out to be a dead battery after...

Well it turned out to be a dead battery after all. Our bus, Emporio Ivankov, is still mechanically sound, to our knowledge. Thank you all for the insight!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-14-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By Kandall
Well we found the bleeder valve for the coolant,...

Well we found the bleeder valve for the coolant, but only coolant came out. We think we need to to start the bus to finish getting the air out.

Even tho we have only tried to start the bus around...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-11-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By Kandall
We havnt been able to find a bleeder valve or a...

We havnt been able to find a bleeder valve or a petcock to get air to escape, if it turns out to not have one, what upper line do we disconnect, and where?

Thanks so much for trying to help!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-11-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By Kandall
You think it's a bad sensor? Any way to find out...

You think it's a bad sensor? Any way to find out for sure? At this point should we keep all the valves shut or closed?

We've tried draining the seperator; we found a filter under the hood next to...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-11-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By Kandall
Bus won't start

1993 international bluebird
Mechanical DTA466

Preface:
We removed the rear heaters, keeping the front drivers side heater, but we forgot to shut the coolant valve next to the engine, although...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-10-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Kandall
Got the heater out. We actually barely spilled...

Got the heater out. We actually barely spilled any coolant at all. But we drained at least 5 gallons of it, so we bought 3 gallons of the green orielys brand anti-freeze. Still looking for coolant...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-08-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Kandall
Seats out. It took one person in the bus...

Seats out.

It took one person in the bus using an impact driver, and one person under the bus holding the nuts with vice grips. The bolts that that method didn't work on, we used a 4 and 1/2"...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-08-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Kandall
OG pics of the bus

OG pics of the bus
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-08-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Kandall
Got the bus home

Got the bus home
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-07-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Kandall
Working on it. Tried doing the photobucket thing...

Working on it. Tried doing the photobucket thing but that won't work anymore apperently, so I'll try to figure out how to upload them to this thread tomorrow.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-07-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Kandall
Emporio Ivankov

1993 international blue bird, coventional, activity bus.
Mechanical DT466A with the MD3060.
277k miles, 10.5k hours.
Mechanically sound, to our knowledge.
No smoke at all.
Air brakes and air...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-28-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By Kandall
Ill take a look at the maintenance records. ...

Ill take a look at the maintenance records.

Pretty sure we have a coolant filter. One of the filters under the hood says "Napa coolant filter". I can't imagine that would be anything else, but you...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-28-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By Kandall
Idk why, but I assumed we would have to replace...

Idk why, but I assumed we would have to replace the coolant filter when replacing the coolant. But if we dont have to replace it, that would save alot of time and a little money!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-28-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By Kandall
What type of additive should we get? Is there a...

What type of additive should we get? Is there a good/cheap brand or anything to watch out for?

And is the orielys brand of coolant acceptable?

Seems like an sca charged filter would be a little...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-28-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By Kandall
Coolant questions

93 international bb

We lost about 5 gallons of green coolant when removing the heaters, so we went to orielys to get more coolant. We grabbed 3 gallons of orielys brand pure anti-freeze, which we...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-17-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
Update: Well the search is over. Many many...

Update:
Well the search is over. Many many thanks to everyone on this forum for your help! We ended up buying a bus from a fellow skoolie enthusiast, shoutout to the "bus life adventure" channel on...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-04-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
Yup that looks like a good bus, out of our budget...

Yup that looks like a good bus, out of our budget tho. We only have about a $4000 to buy a bus with, otherwise we would definitely be interested! Thank you
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-02-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
When I go to that address it says link is broken...

When I go to that address it says link is broken or don't have permission to view the page
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-02-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
Nice! Thats a good looking bus! Says june 6th is...

Nice! Thats a good looking bus! Says june 6th is the end of the bid, Idk if we can make it down there in time to inspect it, never know tho. That's the best affordable bus we've seen so far, just...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-02-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
Idk.... I've seen some basic buses go for 7500+...

Idk.... I've seen some basic buses go for 7500+ recently on auction. Plus we told wolf creek motors that we only have about a 4k budget. So if they do decide to charge us 2-3 times, we cant afford it...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-01-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
The folks at Wolf Creek Motors are actually...

The folks at Wolf Creek Motors are actually contacting me right now, at 9:00 pm on a Friday night. That just blows my mind. They said if they don't have a bus that fits our needs they are willing to...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-01-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
Update: We just talked to harlows bus sales,...

Update:
We just talked to harlows bus sales, they said someone just bought every single bus they had with the 466 engine/air brakes combo. We weren't able to get in contact with wolf creek motors...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 06-01-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,938
Posted By Kandall
We found those guys on craigslist and was very...

We found those guys on craigslist and was very happy to hear about them. We called them a few weeks ago and they said that they unfortunately didnt have any conventional diesels at that time. I'll...
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